Albert Segars

Lead Faculty
Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Technology Strategy and Business Innovation


Albert Segars is the PNC Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and faculty director of the Center for Sustainable Enterprise. His research interests include technology management, new media, strategic planning for new technology, design for sustainability, and financial and operational metrics of new technology. He also examines how firms create effective innovation, invention and proof-of-concept processes for the design of products and services. 

Professor Segars is a consultant with such organizations as Apple, Disney, DARPA, Pixar, Siemens, Xerox, Red Hat, IBM, Sprint, Bank of America, GlaxoSmithKline, the Department of the Navy and the Department of the Army. He serves as a speaker and expert for state and federal governments on technology transfer and implementation for economic development. 

He received his PhD from the University of South Carolina in technology management with minors in international finance and corporate strategy, his MBA from UNC Kenan-Flagler and his BS from UNC-Charlotte.


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